ICANN to allow commercial gTLDs
owen at delong.com
Sat Jun 18 08:43:00 UTC 2011
On Jun 18, 2011, at 12:18 AM, Robert Bonomi wrote:
>> Subject: Re: ICANN to allow commercial gTLDs
>> From: Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com>
>> MacDonald's would likely get title to .macdonalds under the new rules,
>> Well... Which MacDonald's?
>> 1. The fast food chain
>> 2. O.C. MacDonald's Plumbing Supply
>> 3. MacDonald and Sons Paving Systems
>> 4. MacDonald and Madison Supply Company
>> 5. etc.
> Easy to resolve (excuse the pun) _that_ one.
> The _senior_ claimant to that domain would be Clan MacDonald, of Scotland.
> Who gets 'apple'? Apple (the computer company), Apple (the record company)?
> How about the 'fruit of the month' club?
> Now, if you want a _hard_ problem, who gets to register 'YellowPages' ?
> <*EVIL* grin>
That's easy... Oracle as the successor to Sun Microsystems. :p
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